Swanpool Beach



Area

A very popular beach near Falmouth on the south coast of Cornwall. A short walk around from Gyllanvase beach means that Swanpool can get crowded during the summer months. Great swimming conditons and clear water can be found when the winds are blowing west. Avoid in an easterly wind.


Guides

Helford & Lizard: Twenty-five Secret Beaches

A beach guide book pulling together all of the Lizard Peninsula and Helford River’s best secret beaches and hidden coves.

Here’s to adventure. The spontaneous foray down that overgrown footpath, leaping that ancient granite hedge and traversing that deserted headland no-ones ever heard ... Read More


Directions

Park in Falmouth and take the short walk from Gyllanvase around the headland to Swanpool.


Location

Postcode: TR11 5BG

Lat / Lon: 50.1404, -5.07678

OS Explorer Map: 103 - The Lizard

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Beach photo of Swanpool Beach in Cornwall England

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